Green polish – whether a deep and dark one, a pastel or a pearlescent version – can add an interesting touch to your outfit. Just make sure you choose the right one that matches your skin tone and stay away from the shades that make your hands look dull.

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These are the latest limited-edition shades.

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$38, from Chanel counters

The first coat of this pearlescent silver-green polish is sheer and streaky. A second coat gives nails the finish of gleaming pearls.

 

 

 

 

 

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$24, from Sephora stores

With just a single layer, this sophisticated dark grey-green polish goes on opaque. It is non-streaky and has a semi-matte texture. Bonus: the polish is free of the carcinogens commonly found in nail polish: formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate.

 

 

 

 

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$25, from RMK counters

A single layer of this pretty pastel mint shade looks streaky on the nail; a second coat is necessary to even out the opaque and glossy colour.

 

 

 

 

 

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